Liberty routs Kentucky Wesleyan 73-7

LYNCHBURG, Va. -- Darrin Peterson had two touchdown receptions as six different Liberty players reached the end zone in a 73-7 rout of Kentucky Wesleyan.

Peterson began an onslaught of 45 first-half points for Liberty (3-2) by hauling in a 55-yard touchdown pass from Josh Woodrum on the first play from scrimmage. Peterson later caught a 21-yard score from Woodrum to give the Flames a 24-7 lead over Kentucky Wesleyan (0-4) by the end of the opening quarter.

Liberty had four rushing touchdowns, with two apiece coming from D.J. Abnar and Austin Kaigler and one from Desmond Rice. Rice also scored on a 23-yard screen pass.

The Flames' defense and special teams got on the scoreboard as well. Andrew Jauch blocked a punt and returned the ball 30 yards for a touchdown in the first and Gary Sampson had a 31-yard interception return for a score in the second.



2015 Independent DII Standings

UNC Pembroke4-10-1
North Greenville3-21-0
OK Panhandle St2-21-0
Kentucky Wesleyan1-30-1